All Further Articles for 2011-11-14

Monday, November 14, 2011
Got All This Stuff Twirling Round My Head But Wait I Think I've Heard of Libya
Herman Cain had a doozy of a Rick Perry moment when the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel asked him about his "position" on Libya. This stuff would be entertaining in an excruciating sort of way if he was still selling pizza like he should be. But here: just wow. Video. “O.K...Libya.....President Obama supported the uprising, correct?”
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Make No Mistake: This Is Illegal. Also Insane.
A SWAT team of over 25 heavily armed police swarmed and arrested an Occupy spin-off group of anarchists in Chapel Hill N.C. who'd taken over a long-vacant car dealership and suggested the space be turned into a free kitchen, clinic, library and other things so much less scary than the SWAT team that we're speechless. Police said they had to take the action because "the group used large banners to obscure the windows to the business..." Sorry. We're still speechless.
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At Last, the Super Rich Get Their Own Bank
Because the economic divide in this country can never get big enough, Wells Fargo is starting a new bank just for those with over $50 million in "investable assets." Launching in 15 cities, the Abbot Downing brand "goes beyond traditional wealth planning analysis by focusing on clients’ values, goals and vision” - including, presumably, never again having to mingle with the likes of you or me.
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Sunday, November 13, 2011
The Bidding of the Many, Not the Few: APEC Gets Occupied and Serenaded
Performing in probably the most secure place on the planet - an APEC dinner attended by Obama and other world leaders - Hawaiian musician Makana opened his suit jacket to reveal an “Occupy with Aloha” T-shirt and then spent 45 minutes repeatedly singing his terrific, furious, eloquent new song , "We Are the Many." Makana's action was assisted by the Yes Lab and Occupy the Boardroom . “We'll occupy the streets, we'll occupy the courts, we'll occupy the offices of you, till you do the bidding of the many, not the few.”
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